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Sandfly Cafe

9 The Lane, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
+64 3-249 9529
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (22 reviews)
“salmon bagel” (10 reviews)
“pancakes” (36 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 16:30 Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
9 The Lane, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Neat ambience with very friendly service. The menu offered options that were either ready made or custom made. Quality coffe and very friendly servers. We went back a couple of times which is the best I can say about it

Thank Erik D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent service. Great coffee. Friendly atmosphere. Tables outside That’s where the locals buy their coffee! Need I say more!

Thank Mishka01
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a coffee one day and lunch the next. A lovely warm spot to get out of the cold weather but great coffee (we know our coffee) and enjoyed our lunch the next day. Slightly out of the way but make the effort. Very...More

Thank AlannJudy
Reviewed 6 days ago

Popped in after being referred. Food was really great as was the service. Would definitely go back as well as recommend

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good coffee, food was average the eggs benedict would have benefited with a few added spinach leaves or something green. Not to many places for breakfast in Te Anau.

Thank aimeec850
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for breakfast. There were good meal options - classics and a few moderns. Decent pricing and good portions. Coffee was great, we ordered large. I would definitely eat here again if I was in the area.

Thank S-STravels86
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were super friendly and welcoming which I think makes any experience 100 times better. The menu has a great variety of classics and more interesting options. I would definitely eat here all the time if I lived in the area. NEVER TAKE THE...More

Thank JKW87
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff here were extremely friendly, so much so that we came a second time. This was a mistake! On the second adventure I ordered the berry brownie, it was possibly the most delicious brownie I have ever had and thus has ruined every other...More

Thank Meander822153
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got sandwiches to go and they were fantastic. Had the chicken sandwich and a muffin and really enjoyed them. We picked them up early and ate them in Milford Sound.

Thank Craig-World-Travelle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Busy popular cafe,good breakfast selection, great coffee. Recommend by the many locals I asked. I had the breakfast special of mushrooms with pesto,spinach and soft poached egg, good sized portions. Clearly a popular spot for locals also.

Thank carolk50
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14 December 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Kaylene K | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if they would be open. I didn't need a reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 The Lane, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau
  • Phone Number: +64 3-249 9529
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